Big Apple Barbecue Block Party June 12th & 13th

Big Apple BBQ Party Break out your wet naps people, because the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is a-comin'. Brought to you by Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, Blue Smoke, and Jazz Standard, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party will be two full days of meat and music - what a combo! The pitmasters were just announced yesterday, and this is their biggest lineup in all 8 years that the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party has been running. 18 of the country's best in braising, grilling, smoking, and roasting are going to be in one place cooking up their specialties for you. See below for list of

Ken Bosley – Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, Owensboro, KY

Ken Callaghan – Blue Smoke, New York, NY

Pete Daversa – Hill Country, New York, NY

Joe Duncan – Baker's Ribs, Dallas, TX

Big Lou Elrose – Wildwood Barbecue, New York, NY

Jimmy Hagood – BlackJack BBQ, Charleston, SC

Tommy Houston – Checkered Pig, Martinsville, VA

Chris Lilly – Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Decatur, AL

Patrick Martin – Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, Nashville, TN

Mike Mills – 17th St Bar & Grill/Memphis Championship Barbecue, Murphysboro, IL/Las Vegas, NV

Ed Mitchell – The Pit, Raleigh, NC

Myron Mixon – Jack's Old South, Unadilla, GA

Garry Roark – Ubon's Barbecue of Yazoo, Yazoo City, MS

Drew Robinson – Jim N' Nick's Bar-B-Q

Michael Rodriguez – The Salt Lick BBQ, Driftwood, TX

Skip Steele – Pappy's Smokehouse, St. Louis, MO

John Stage – Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, New York, NY

John Wheeler – Rack & Soul, New York, NY

Bands that will be featured include Secret Country, Carolyn Wonderland, Bob Schneider, The Derailers, Charles Bradley & The Menahan Street Band, and Nick Curran and The Lowlifes (definitely want to see THOSE guys).

This two-day feast for the stomach (and ears) will be held at none other than Madison Square Park on June 12th and 13th from 11 am – 6 pm, and admission is free! Food is $8 per plate, while music, seminars, cooking demos and book signings are all free. So get your paisley handkerchief out, grab your friends, and most importantly, grab some food. Nums…

One Comment

  1. I am SO going to this….Thanks for the reminder.

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